Report: Bayern Munich defender David Alaba is on Liverpool target list – originally published on Sportslens.com
According to Football Insider Bayern Munich defender David Alaba, on target The Liverpool and Merseysiders list has now received a huge boost after contract renewal talks stalled after the third round of negotiations.
– Christian Falk (@cfbayern) October 28, 2020
Spanish midfielder Thiago Alcantara moved from Bayern to a four-year deal for £ 20 million in the summer, and his former teammate could reunite with him at Anfield if the Bundesliga giants don't convince him to stay and overthrow Liverpool.
The Austrian international only has a few months left for his current contract, which will expire next summer, and in the end he won't be able to leave for anything.
Alaba is also free to sign a pre-contract with another club in January if it is not sold during the winter transfer window, and Liverpool may now be tempted to take a firm step and place a bid on the transfer market opens again due to her current back injury problems.
Dutchman Virgil van Dijk may be out of 2019-20 after injuring his anterior cruciate ligament. Coach Jürgen Klopp was dealt another severe blow yesterday after provisional central defender Fabinho sustained a thigh injury in the Champions League win against FC Midtjylland
Joe Gomez is currently the only option for seniors, although Joel Matip is not yet fully is fit.
While Alaba is mainly a left-back, he has been used frequently in the center-back and has been playing in this position since the beginning of the 2020/21 season.
The 28-year-old has played as a center-back seven times and will be a great addition to any squad due to his tremendous quality and versatility.
Alaba can also play and attack in midfield – roles he has played for his country on multiple occasions – and Liverpool could deal with such a seasoned star on their squad.
It remains unknown if they will go after him, but they cannot afford to miss such a serial winner should it be available in January.